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Published:December 28th, 2009 09:55 EST
Bring In The New Year With Lady Gaga?

Bring In The New Year With Lady Gaga?

By Robert Paul Reyes


Lady Gaga looks to be the big winner on New Year`s Eve. The `Poker Face` singer`s performance at the Fontainebleau in Miami to ring in 2010 is the hottest ticket in the country based on sales through website" Read More

The controversial singer is getting paid $300,000 for her performance. There are a few $25,000 tables left, are you going to empty your savings account?

Aren`t we still in a recession? I wouldn`t pay $2,500 to hear a genuine talent like Whitney Houston or Barbra Streisand, I sure as hell wouldn`t fork over $25,000 for a Lady Gaga performance that`s 90 percent shtick and 10 percent talent.

Twenty-five thousand bucks is: A new car, a down payment on a house, college tuition for a year, 25 bisexual hookers for a wonderful weekend... To spend that much money for a Lady Gaga gig makes me want to hurl.

Twenty-five thousand for a table at a club to hear a second-rate pop singer is the type of decadence that brought down the Roman Empire. Forgive me for pulling a Pat Robertson, but I pray that an out-of-season hurricane strikes Miami. No emails please, I`m the antithesis of a fundamentalist, I`m simply employing hyperbole to express my disgust at fools who throw their money away.

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